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Characters of Jante is based on the book En Flyktning krysser sitt spor (A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks), written around 1930 by Danish Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose.

The book was self-published in 2012 and has been sold in Germany (Café Lehmitz Photobooks), Japan (CMBMC), The Netherlands (Athenaeum, FOAM, Lief hertje en de grote witte reus, Nederlands Fotomuseum and van Stockum), the United Kingdom (Self Publish Be Happy, Ti Pi Tin and Village Bookstore) and the United States (Book Stand).

Except for a number of highly collectable limited edition copies, the book has completely sold out. The limited editions (20 copies) are numbered and contain a 19×29 digital C-print of the photo ‘Unknown’. Limited edition price: 75 euro.

Characters of Jante
36 pages (+ 4 Page Fold-Around) 24×32 cm, Paperback, Unbound, Edition: 250.
Graphic design: Barbara Hennequin
Printer: Rob Stolk Amsterdam

For more information about the project Characters of Jante click here.

  • Date: 2012
  • Filed under: Characters of Jante